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Parents forgo vaccines for their teenage kids for a number of reasons, researchers said Monday in a paper reporting findings from the annual National Immunization Survey of Teens, which was published in the journal Pediatrics. That might mean that public...
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Researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control said Tuesday that vaccination coverage levels in U.S. adults were “unacceptably low,” and that public health workers need to do more to make sure adults got immunizations to protect them from...
This year’s Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, released online Monday, brought Americans good news and bad. Extending a trend since the early 1990s, authors reported in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute that cancer...
Internist and Hospital of Central Connecticut medical staff memberMany people believe vaccinations are relegated to childhood, but the viruses and bacteria that cause severe illness in youth can also infect adults. In fact, certain common infectious diseases, like chickenpox or flu, are more aggressive in adulthood....
The Orange County RegisterSANTA ANA, Calif. If you think today's world can be a perilous place for children, imagine life in the 1950s. Seat belts in cars were not widely used, much less required. A kid wearing a bike helmet would have been mocked mercilessly. The child-resistant...
It is well known that HPV (human papillomavirus) can lead to deadly cervical cancer in women, but the virus is causing cancer in men as well. Throat cancers caused by HPV are showing up typically in men with little or no history of smoking, said Dr. Kevin...
Khaleej TimesStudents' school health records are now linked to all Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) hospitals and clinics with the migration to electronic system by public schools, providing easier, timely and accurate information about the child's heath....
Khaleej TimesOver 50 per cent of women who contract cervical cancer, die. And those who survive suffer excruciating pain and a poor quality of life. This is the grim picture portrayed by health experts in the Capital on Monday in efforts to drive home the importance...
Herald & Review, Decatur, Ill.As children get older and more active, the need for immunizations becomes just as important as when they were infants. Many of the old vaccines given before they started school have begun to diminish and new vaccines have been introduced to teens and...
The Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, Ind.Viewed through a 2013 prism, Doc Bowen's response to the AIDS epidemic looks merely prudent, routine. But Otis R. "Doc" Bowen, a country doctor who became a beloved Indiana governor, took over as U.S. Health and Human Services secretary in 1985. For...
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